TITLE

Obesity set to swallow America whole

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/29/2008, Issue 567, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the expected growth of obesity and its healthcare costs in the U.S. It references a study by Youfa Wang et al published in the October 2008 issue of "Obesity." It predicts that 80% of all adults will be overweight in another 15 years if the current trends will continue. It adds that obesity-related costs could reach between $860.7 billion and $956.9 billion by 2030.
ACCESSION #
35602118

 

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